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Facebook hires Anand Chandrasekaran to help Messenger app grow Facebook hires Anand Chandrasekaran to help Messenger app grow
- September 21, 2016

In the post, Chandrasekaran, who confirmed that he was joining Facebook, described his time at Airtel, where he launched music streaming service Wynk and wallet service Airtel Money, and Snapdeal as "intense, humbling and incredible". Recently, Facebook had announced bots for Messenger, allowing businesses to automate responses and some services. However, a connected India with access to affordable data could change all that by providing an inevitable boon for messaging services, such as ... (more...)
Tulsa Police Release Video of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
- September 21, 2016

Police Chief Chuck Jordan said Monday Sept. 19, 2016, that an investigation is underway into the shooting death. "He has his hands up and is facing the vehicle and looks at Shelby, and his left hand goes through the auto window, and that's when she fired her shot", said Wood, who could not be reached for comment on Tuesday. (more...)
Meek Mill And The Game Roast Each Other On Instagram Meek Mill And The Game Roast Each Other On Instagram
- September 20, 2016

Game then released a Meek Mill diss track , " 92 Bars " on Friday morning (Sept. 16). Although The Game hasn't fired back quite yet, we're looking forward to a rap game retort in the near future. "When you see me n****, square up". He also took shots at the Compton rapper over a picture that doesn't ever seem to disappear and made reference to The Game as a stripper. (more...)
Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus Funny Trolls Memes Jokes Quotes
- September 19, 2016

Apple Inc will not release first-weekend sales of the newly announced iPhone 7 , a spokeswoman for the company said . Still, if you want to charge and listen to headphones with a 3.5mm jack, you'll need to plug the iPhone 7's 3.5mm adapter into Belkin's adapter in an unholy cluster of dongles. (more...)
Cam Newton Throws Way Into Panthers' Record Book Cam Newton Throws Way Into Panthers' Record Book
- September 19, 2016

Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton targeted Benjamin 12 times. "I definitely picked up some tips of what (Newton) does under pressure". The NIners pulled off a remarkable 28-0 season opening victory at home against the Los Angeles Rams and they completely dominated from start to finish and held the Rams hapless offense in check all game long. (more...)
First visit to Bennu in billions of years
- September 17, 2016

One person no longer with the team is Michael Drake, the original OSIRIS-REx principal investigator, whom Lauretta described as a mentor and a friend. Victory was declared an hour later; launch controllers shook hands and embraced as the spacecraft shot out of Earth's orbit, bound for Bennu . It will then depart Bennu in March of 2021, traveling on a two-and-a-half-year path back to Earth. (more...)
Fishermen upset over creation of Atlantic's first monument Fishermen upset over creation of Atlantic's first monument
- September 17, 2016

Obama said unsafe changes in the climate, dead zones in oceans and unsustainable fishing practices means "were going to have to act and we're going to have to act boldly". President Obama highlighted the world's oceans Thursday as both a unique victim of climate change and a key resource in the fight against it. They described the monument, about 130 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, as one of the least fished areas in the U.S. (more...)
IOS 10 is Now Available for Download
- September 14, 2016

Apple is pushing its latest operating system iOS 10 from today, according to media reports. It also lets users search photos through tags that can be personalized. However, users who are upgrading to iTunes 12.5.1 today are having problems with iCloud Music Library following the installation of the new software. (more...)
SpaceX Shoots for November Launch Resumption; Falcon 9 Explosion Remains a Mystery SpaceX Shoots for November Launch Resumption; Falcon 9 Explosion Remains a Mystery
- September 14, 2016

The company will either launch from Launch Pad 39A at Cape Canaveral or from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Founder Elon Musk says the company continues to look into the cause. A SpaceX-led accident investigation is underway, overseen by the Federal Aviation Administration's Commercial Space Transportation office. The engines were off at the time, with no heat source to trigger the blast. (more...)
Sony's unveils its new flagship Xperia XZ and X Compact smartphones Sony's unveils its new flagship Xperia XZ and X Compact smartphones
- September 02, 2016

Enlarge / Sony Xperia X Compact . For selfies, there's a 5-megapixel front-facing camera . Not only does it stabilize the X and Y axes, yaw, and pitch, but also roll. The camera setup on the back of the Xperia X Compact flows horizontally instead of vertically, although it includes the same LED flash, lens and sensors. (more...)
Sony unveils mid-range Xperia X Compact Sony unveils mid-range Xperia X Compact
- September 02, 2016

The new flagship Xperia XZ has got an ALKALEIDO metal back to round off its "loop surface", and it will be perhaps less worrying to drop than recent Xperia flagship devices. Perhaps the XZ's most unique feature is its intelligent battery charge function, a software improvement that sees the smartphone learning your charging habits. (more...)
How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your information with Facebook How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your information with Facebook
- August 26, 2016

Another change is potentially more controversial: WhatsApp says it will begin "coordinating" accounts with Facebook by sharing WhatsApp users' mobile phone numbers and device information, such as the type of operating system and other smartphone characteristics. (more...)
Best Buy profit beats estimates; shares surge
- August 24, 2016

During the last trading period, the peak price level of the share was $33.60; it means it is top price of day and down price level of the share was $32.48; it means minimum price of the day at which price share traded. They now have a Dollars 45 price target on the stock. On Sep 17, 2015 the shares registered one year high at $39.10 and the one year low of $25.31 was seen on Jan 15, 2016. (more...)
Stephen Bear reduced to tears as Lillie Lexie Gregg enters CBB house Stephen Bear reduced to tears as Lillie Lexie Gregg enters CBB house
- August 19, 2016

Gregg admitted that confronting her cheating ex is one of the hardest things she's ever had to do. "It feels like we were there forever and Bear and I were so inseparable but out here we have different lives". Forget the nominations; I just hear her moaning non-stop from the minute she gets up to the minute she goes to sleep. No one actually really knows me in here. (more...)
Season 2 Will Feature New Skill Tiers And More Changes Season 2 Will Feature New Skill Tiers And More Changes
- August 18, 2016

The reason for all these changes is probably Blizzard listening to community feedback for this game, and it is a good sign that Overwatch's fan following is just growing larger and larger. "If it's too aggressive we'll loosen up on it a bit". "The cool part of the tiers that we're going to do is at certain tiers we're not going to let you drop out of that tier", Kaplan explains . (more...)
Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' of immigrants
- August 18, 2016

GOP advisers have been encouraging Trump to exercise more discipline on the stump, in hopes of reversing his declining poll numbers. In a major policy speech in OH on defeating radical Islam, the businessman-turned politician vowed that his administration will "work side-by-side with our friends in the Middle East, including our greatest ally, Israel. (more...)
Alligator bites woman in Florida, authorities say Alligator bites woman in Florida, authorities say
- August 14, 2016

The Broward Sheriff's Office air rescue helicopter is on scene at a camp site, said Broward Sheriff's Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles. Fire rescue officials say she was bitten on the hand at a fish camp. The 49-year-old was vacationing at a campsite in the everglades when she was attacked. Jachles said the people she was with kept her from falling in the water, and called 911 for help. (more...)
Philippine high court orders probe of judges 'linked to drug trade' Philippine high court orders probe of judges 'linked to drug trade'
- August 11, 2016

He meddled during the election, giving statements here and there. On the campaign trail, he found himself having to defend comments made in 1989 regarding the rape and murder of an Australian missionary in a prison in Davao when he was the mayor. (more...)
Pokemon GO: See the new 'Nearby' in action; New feature detailed Pokemon GO: See the new 'Nearby' in action; New feature detailed
- August 10, 2016

It has also fixed the frustrating bug that made it hard for trainers to catch Pokemons. In the early going, nearby Pokemon characters would appear in the tracking menu with up to three footprints underneath them. If a Pokemon is within that circle, it counts as one of the " Nearby " Pokemon . Following its release, some players took to Twitter and revealed that the update has more than just some cosmetic changes. (more...)
Scary Android vulnerability affects almost 1 billion phones Scary Android vulnerability affects almost 1 billion phones
- August 09, 2016

According to Check Point, any one of the four vulnerabilities allows an attacker to escalate privileges on Android devices and gain root access. The recent release of the smartphones from the Blackberry Dtek50, as the company says it is the most secure Android smartphone in the world, is also vulnerable to this. (more...)